Rove: Austerity is not enough

Two good articles for you all:

The political genius of Ronald Reagan is that in 1980 he added a pro-growth emphasis (supply-side economics) to his economic message. In 1976, when Mr. Reagan unsuccessfully challenged President Ford, he concentrated more on austerity.

Americans today want to know what steps Republicans will take to create more jobs, bigger paychecks and greater prosperity. A good starting point for the GOP would be to outline a comprehensive tax reform that scrapes preferences out of the tax code and makes it simpler, flatter and fairer……

Right now, the Republican majority in the U.S. House of Representatives is totally focused on cutting spending. This is a big mistake. Cutting spending is important, but increasing our rate of economic growth is even more important.

From a purely financial point of view, it is 27 times more important. This is because, in terms of federal solvency, increasing our GDP growth rate by 0.1 percentage points has 27 times the impact of cutting spending by 0.1% of GDP…

Memo To The GOP: Economic Growth Must Come First…

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  • to socialized….government spending on Union projects and Union bailouts does not create jobs.

    I doubt you’d know a fair tax.